I am a painter and work mainly in oil and egg tempera on canvas or wood. I take my subject matter from family life, my home and garden and holidays. I fill a lot of sketchbooks and often use them as a starting point, working also from memory, point of reference and my imagination. I am interested in the dynamics of picture- making and allow the mark-making process to dictate the final outcome. The finished paintings may have a slightly dream-like or unreal quality to them.